The Valencian company’s summer employment campaign has begun and thousands of people will access jobs in the coming weeks. Mercadona is an excellent option to start working in the job market, as it offers numerous job opportunities through its job postings. Mercadona is looking for 7,000 employees for the summer season and the salaries paid for these jobs can be consulted on its Employment Portal. Carrefour, for its part, is going to hire 8,500 people for the summer campaign, until the end of September, which is 4.2% more than the previous year. To field,
The growth of the workforce, as indicated by the supermarket itself, has the objective of “guaranteeing the excellence of the service” that they offer “in the stores and in the logistics blocks” at a “time that coincides with the arrival of tourists and with the vacations for the rest of the staff. Hence, the greatest offer is in autonomous communities with beaches, such as Catalonia, Valencia and the Balearic Islands.
To access most of the positions offered by Mercadona for the summer, it is not necessary to have previous experience, but the details can be consulted in detail in each offer. In fact, most of the applications to fill the vacancies come from young applicants for their first job or students, although anyone can apply for them. Mercadona indicates that all the people hired “receive specific training adapted to each position”.
In addition, the company explains that the new additions will become part of a “team characterized by teamwork, with a vocation for customer service and a capacity for constant improvement.”
How much does Mercadona pay in the summer contracts and are the necessary requirements adequate?
The month of June begins with more than 440 active job offers on the Mercadona Employment Portal. All those that are intended for positions without experience, such as cashiers, replenishers, store personnel (butcher, baker, greengrocer, perfumer…), delivery men or store clerks, full-time (40 hours per week) offer 1,507 euros gross per month. However, many of the temporary vacancies are intended to cover part-time, in exchange for 753 euros gross per month, or 15 hours per week, for which 565 euros gross per month are charged.
The weekly hours for these positions are five working days, guaranteeing two days off, in rotating morning and afternoon shifts. The only requirements that are required are the following:
Minimum studies Compulsory Secondary Education Driver’s license, only for delivery positions Customer service orientation Communication skills and teamwork Motivation to learn
Where to send the resume to work at Mercadona in summer?
Mercadona has published thousands of job offers to date and to access them, it is necessary to access the company’s ‘Employment Portal’, since this is the only valid way to send your CV. If you are not yet registered on the platform, you must do so before you can apply for offers. Once registered, you can select the job offer that interests you according to your province, type of contract (permanent or temporary), municipality and working hours.
Mercadona raised salaries in January
Juan Roig’s supermarket increased the salary of its workers at the beginning of 2023 with the aim that they can maintain purchasing power and face high inflation in Spain, marked by the rise in prices due to the Russian invasion in Ukraine. By agreement, the Mercadona workforce has permanent contracts and salaries that exceed the average for the sector.
Due to Mercadona’s remuneration policy, which is based on salary increases each year worked, upon reaching four years the salary becomes 2,009.93 euros gross per month. This is something that does not apply to workers in the summer season